Chris Simpson

Chris Simpson write-ups

LINES FOR HANS

Hans Veen, better known as Turf, was one consummate artist who’s paintings enriched the lives of so many in his native Holland. Hans ‘Turf’ Veen [photo by Harry Pater] Hans was also a gifted guitar player so it was only… Read More »LINES FOR HANS

Liesbeth List

Last Wednesday, March 25th, iconic Dutch singer and actress Liesbeth List passed away at her home in Soest aged 78. Liesbeth was a well-loved singer in The Netherlands, who rose to fame in the 1960s, first with singing French chansons, with artists… Read More »Liesbeth List

Retrospect

1968. Mary and I were living in a top floor flat in Hampstead, London. Abbey Road a walk away; ‘Clapton is God’, still on the Tube walls, and in Soho, Rhytm n’Blues, Folk and Rock n’Roll flourished. Alexis Jorner, Martin… Read More »Retrospect